Foods reducing cancer risk: what & when

In an interesting article on the website of Novomed, dr. Suheil Simaan talks about foods that reduce cancer risk and about how they do it. “For a long time, cancer was considered a disease of bad luck. Nowadays, it is more widely accepted as multifactorial in nature – with genetics, the ageing process and lifestyle all…

UAE: The impact of stress – and what you can do about it

It is worrying, but true. 42% of the 700 UAE workers questioned in 2016 for a global report by Steelcase chose stressful as the word to describe their workplace. Globally, the average is 35%, the UAE only fared better than South Africa with 48%. This percentage suggests that workplace stress plays a regular role rather…

Corporate wellbeing for a decent price

It’s not difficult to understand: more engagement of your employees leads to higher productivity. It’s as easy as that. Let it just be that more engagement is exactly what Herculean provides, based on a unique, holistic approach. Hercules Academy ensures guaranteed results in terms of wellbeing and engagement. Wellbeing is so much more than facilitating…

HONESTLY? HONESTY IS THE KEY TO UNLOCK YOURSELF!

Did you ever tell a lie? A small lie, a white lie, as we call it? A lie you tell to avoid worse consequences, pain or distress and later this little lie turns out to have some serious consequences? This is what we do every day to ourselves on an unconscious level. We don’t want…

How to make the breakfast of the Gods: Granola

Granola, conceited muesli or the breakfast of the Gods? This popular breakfast is heavily liked amongst mankind. It’s not the cheapest of breakfasts, but today we’ll teach you -together to Sabine Appelmans from Hercules Academy- how to make your own affordable, delicious granola! Granola consists of rolled oats, nuts, honey or other sweeteners such as brown sugar….

3 ways to label and deal with emotions according to Susan David

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. Labeling our emotions is an important first step in dealing with them. This is harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify exactly what we feel, and often the most obvious label isn’t actually the most accurate one. We have been trained to believe…

Wakey Wakey, Rise and Shine! The benefits of waking up early.

Waking up early has something magical. The fresh smell of the air in the morning, the fresh breeze in your face and the silence, makes it that way. It gives you a feeling of freedom and freshness. If you would tell me a year ago to wake up every morning at 6.30am, I would kindly…